Your Guide to Kitchen Cabinet Refacing
Kitchen Cabinet Resurfacing with MDFby Kelly Richardson
Face Your Kitchen Columnist
What's cheaper than real wood, resists splitting and chipping, and takes a coat of your favorite color paint flawlessly? Medium-density Fiberboard, or MDF, is one of the ‘go-to’ kitchen cabinet resurfacing materials for homeowners working with a budget.
A variety of words come to mind when considering MDF as a resurfacing material for your kitchen cabinets: environmentally-friendly, inexpensive, durable. In fact, MDF has replaced particleboard as the favorite discount cabinet material for homeowners wanting to save money without compromising quality. MDF is a wood based composite that is comprised primarily of softwood that has been broken down into wood fibers.
MDF Characteristics. Kitchen cabinet resurfacing materials have improved with technology. MDF is no exception. Here are the finer points.
About the Author
Kelly Richardson covers the home improvement scene in between his seasonal projects. His articles appear wherever intelligent interior design is valued.